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Teacher of Computing - Full-time

Wilmington Grammar School for Girls, Dartford

  • Ref:KCC886-5400-363T
  • Posted:20/02/2024
  • Pay:MPS / UPS (including fringe allowance)
  • Start Date:April 2024
  • App Close Date:18/03/2024 at 08:00
  • Interviews:Shortly after closing


Job Title                    Teacher of Computing

Salary                        MPS/UPS (including Fringe allowance) 

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding teacher for our Computing and ICT provision. We deliver a broad curriculum across this key area of the school offering GCSE in Computer Science with 2 classes in yr10 and yr11.  We also offer A Level Computer Science. The school has developed important business links and support which has ensured that opportunities in these key areas for enrichment and wider learning are varied and of high quality. This is an exciting opportunity within the school’s development to be able to build on the current success while moulding the curriculum in this vital area. The numbers of students opting to take this subject is increasing and this is contributing to increased opportunity to develop the courses further.

The ideal candidate will be passionate about Computing and ICT.  They will know how this can be taught in an inspiring way to maximise exam success, spark students’ passion for the subject, and to help students to lead successful future lives. They should also be able to evidence a proven track record of high impact in teaching, learning and curriculum excellence, to support strong outcomes and learning experiences. The ability to extend students’ engagement beyond the school day, through extra-curricular would be an advantage.

The department attained strong results last summer, at both GCSE and A Level.

Our ideal candidate will:

  • A passion for teaching Computing and ICT with evidence of enabling students to surpass expectations.
  • Experience in teaching at all Key Stages with a good curriculum knowledge and understanding of GCSE and A-Level requirements. 
  • Experience of using data to push students to (and beyond) their targets.
  • Experience of managing a team with a range of experiences and expertise.

Career with Endeavour MAT - what we can offer you:

As well as offering you a competitive salary with pay progression opportunities, you will also be working in a brand-new purpose-built setting with great facilities and with a team of talented, engaged and motivated colleagues. Our common values of respect, integrity, determination, equality of opportunity and self-management help instil a strong work ethic among staff and students alike and our supportive culture provides what many of our existing staff describe as a ‘family feel’ within our Trust.

Application Process:

The deadline for applications is 9am on 18th March 2024, with interviews expected to take place shortly afterwards. It is our intention for all candidates to be observed teaching a face-to-face lesson as part of the selection process.

Early applications are encouraged as eligible candidates will be invited to the interview stage on a rolling basis and we may appoint before the stated closing date.

Information about the school

Wilmington Grammar School for Girls is an Outstanding school with a strong track record of achievement. Our students are encouraged to develop resilience and are supported to become innovative and thoughtful problem solvers via the Endeavour Mindset programme.

We are part of the Endeavour MAT family of schools, and we pride ourselves on setting consistently high expectations, securing outstanding outcomes and delivering exceptional standards of teaching and learning.

Our WG6, is a joint Sixth Form working with Wilmington Grammar School for Boys.

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Education.